Nissan Pick-ups and Pathfinder 1970-1988

Headlights

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11

  1. Remove the radiator grille retaining screws and remove the radiator grille (ONLY IF NECESSARY).
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  3. Loosen and remove, if necessary, the retaining ring screws. Do not disturb the aiming adjusting screws.
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  5. Remove the retaining ring. On round headlamp systems, rotate the ring clockwise to remove it.
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  7. Remove the headlight from the mounting ring and disconnect the electrical connector from behind the light.
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To install:
  1. Change the headlight and connect the wiring connector to the new light.
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  3. Place the headlight in position so that the three locating tabs behind the light fit in the three holes on the mounting ring.
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  5. Install the headlight retaining ring and tighten the retaining screws.
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  7. Install the radiator grille.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Headlamp assembly - 1970-79



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Fig. Fig. 2: Headlamp adjustment screws - 1970-79



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Fig. Fig. 3: Headlamp retaining screws - 1980-86 (720D series)



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Fig. Fig. 4: Headlamp adjusting screws - 1980-86 (720D series)



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Fig. Fig. 5: Headlamp retaining screws - 1986-88 (D21D series)



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Fig. Fig. 6: Headlamp adjusting screws - 1986-88 (D21D series)



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Fig. Fig. 7: Removing the headlight assembly bezel



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Fig. Fig. 8: View of the headlight assembly bezel lower retaining clip



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Fig. Fig. 9: Removing the headlamp retaining ring screw



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Fig. Fig. 10: Removing the headlamp



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Fig. Fig. 11: Removing the headlamp electrical connection

 
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